Tuesday, August 29, 2006

School Safety

Next week the we’ll all start to see bright yellow school buses on village streets.
School begins on Thursday, September 7th.
Never pass a stopped school bus.

In case you’d like a reminder, the Governors Traffic Safety Committee says…

  • It is illegal - and very dangerous - to pass a stopped school bus when the large red lights located on top of the bus are flashing. Flashing lights mean the bus is picking up or discharging students.
  • You must stop whether you are approaching the school bus from the front or overtaking it from the rear.
  • You must always stop for flashing red lights, even on divided and multilane highways and on school grounds.
  • The first-time fine for illegally passing a school bus is a $250 fine, 5 points on your license, and/or possibly 30 days in jail.
  • Worse yet, the memory of hitting or killing a child may be one you carry for the rest of your life!

Click for Scotia-Glenville Schools information

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